The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Analyst
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 88 92
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 3 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.31% 0.50% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.52% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 12
Median salary £36,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.47% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 924 953 1223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.85% 95.40% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 777 778 971
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Essex

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Essex.

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Essex

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 1 £43,000 -
Security Analyst
East of England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Information Security
2 31 (91.18%) Information Security Management
2 31 (91.18%) Security Management
3 29 (85.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (82.35%) Risk Management
5 27 (79.41%) CISM
5 27 (79.41%) CISSP
6 26 (76.47%) CISA
7 23 (67.65%) Risk Analysis
7 23 (67.65%) Legal
8 22 (64.71%) Service Delivery
9 16 (47.06%) Data Protection
9 16 (47.06%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (8.82%) Network Security
11 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (8.82%) Nessus
11 3 (8.82%) SQL
11 3 (8.82%) Windows
12 2 (5.88%) Finance
12 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
12 2 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
12 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
12 2 (5.88%) Threat Analysis
12 2 (5.88%) Threat Management
13 1 (2.94%) IISP
13 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (2.94%) CEH

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
General
1 23 (67.65%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Information Security
2 31 (91.18%) Information Security Management
2 31 (91.18%) Security Management
3 28 (82.35%) Risk Management
4 23 (67.65%) Risk Analysis
5 22 (64.71%) Service Delivery
6 16 (47.06%) Data Protection
7 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
9 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Threat Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Threat Management
10 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (79.41%) CISM
1 27 (79.41%) CISSP
2 26 (76.47%) CISA
3 1 (2.94%) CEH
3 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.94%) IISP
3 1 (2.94%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (85.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Nessus